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Freshman Council election results

President: Vicki Chen Council Members: Isabelle Zhou Alex Tang Victoria Pham Jack (Junsheng) Ren Woorin Song Dominique Abraham Kathryn Brown Josh Jia Sydney Cercado Jake Yoon Dakota Niemann Sara Way Emily Sisson Julian Ricci Kerri Luttrell Naomi Efron Milan Allister Adam Eldefrawy Ava Soltani Cameron Diorio Nick Loveland Dillon Sun Nancy Wu Celine Nie Harry...

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Forty-five UHS students qualify for National Merit

 On September 16, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced its nationwide semifinalists, of which 286 were students from Orange County. Out of those 286 students, 84 attend schools in the Irvine Unified School District (IUSD). Approximately 1.5 million juniors took the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT) in 2013, but only 16,000 students with a score...

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Car accident leaves Irvine grieving amidst recent accidents

Marie “Lizzie” Johnson, 16, was killed, and five others were injured in a car crash on the night of September 9, 2013. The driver, 19 year-old Antonio Escamilla, is believed to have been drinking before the crash. Escamilla’s vehicle was following closely behind another vehicle; when that vehicle slowed down, Escamilla rapidly braked, lost control...

New on-campus stadium opens just in time for football season
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New on-campus stadium opens just in time for football season

The first home football game took place in the new stadium on Thursday, September 12. The stands were divided into three sections and students wearing Trojan Army shirts had an entire section to themselves to cheer on the football team. Principal John Pehrson (Admin.) said, “The stadium is gorgeous. I think it really helps solidify a comprehensive school culture. The energy...